If you want to rent a bike in Marugame city, the city council offers a bike rental service and it’s so reasonable compared to other cities in Japan.
Marugame Castle, Nakazu Ban Sho En Garden and Marugame Fan Museum at sea port; these popular destinations are all accessible by bike within 10-20 minutes.
Where do you find Rent-a-Bike Station?
Go out of the main exit where lots of Marugame fans are hanging from the ceiling.
Then, you’ll come out to this square right in front of the station.
On the opposite side of the station building, you will find the Marugame mascot/character holding a bike.
Go around the left corner, you’ll find this entrance.
There is a counter at the entrance to fill out a form to rent a bike.
Please note: you need to show your ID card, so please remember to bring your passport with you or a Japanese ID if you live in Japan.
Bike Rental Price :
City Bike: 200yen for up to 6 hours, 300 yen all day.
Electric Bike: 500yen for up to 6 hours, 700 yen all day.
You need a deposit of 500 yen at the beginning. When returning the bike, make sure you will get back the change from the staff.
If you bike around the ocean, it’s so nice and refreshing.